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Affirmed by Love; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

How many sacraments does the United Church of Christ celebrate?  Don’t look ahead!  Do you know the answer?  Ask a pew mate.  See if they know.  Any more, or less than two is the wrong answer.  Yes.  Other Christian denominations … Continue reading

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The Amen/Ah-men is Missing!

The Amen/Ah-men is Missing! Growing up in St. John’s UCC congregation, I looked forward to Sunday morning worship services when we sang the mighty hymns of faith.  One hymn in particular stands out from my early childhood, and that is … Continue reading

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The Story of Life

Sometimes, people come into your life and you know right away that they were meant to be there–to serve some sort of purpose, to teach you a lesson, or to help you figure out who you are or who you … Continue reading

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A Prayer for New Beginnings by Walter Brueggemann

How fitting that the Epiphany season and the new year coincide!  Epiphany reveals a new King, the beginning of his ministry, his new disciples, his first healings, his “new teaching with authority,”  (Mark 1:27).  We, too, experience newness, now and … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for January 13:  O God, in your infinite wisdom, you knew we would need a Savior to guide us in the paths of righteousness.  We thank you, O Lord, and ask that you give us the courage to … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

If you would like to volunteer for helping serve at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima on Tuesday, November 27 ,  please sign up on the bulletin board in the sanctuary.  Helpers are always welcome.

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Facebook Page

You are missing out on a super way to advertise our church if you are not sharing with many of your other Facebook friends St. John’s Facebook page.  There are many interesting articles posted every day.  “Friend” all of your … Continue reading

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This website can now be found at www.blufftonstjohns.com!

In an effort to make this site easier for you to access, it can now be found at http://www.blufftonstjohns.com!  You can still find this page using the old web address, but now it will be easier to tell family and friends where … Continue reading

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